Prospective Students

Research Postgraduate

Research Postgraduate

The Faculty offers Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and 3-year and 4-year Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) research degree programmes in both full-time and part-time study modes.

The application deadlines are:

For admission in the academic year 2024/25:

Main Round: December 1, 2023
First Clearing Round: April 30, 2024
Second Clearing Round: August 31, 2024

Applications should be submitted to the Graduate School via the Online Application System. Applicants for admission to the full-time MPhil and PhD programmes can also apply for Postgraduate Scholarship, currently valued at HK$18,390 per month.

For Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Applicants:
Applicants who wish to apply for Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) through HKU must quote the reference no. allocated by the Research Grants Council (RGC). Before submitting full application to the University, applicants should file an initial application to the RGC via the HKPFS electronic system to obtain a reference no. on or before December 1, 2023 (HKT 12:00 noon). They will be asked to quote the HKPFS reference no. in making their applications for admission to the University via the Online Application System.

We offer supervision in a wide range of areas of study. Please follow the links below for details of the main areas: